Announcements

  • Rate of IT Growth Slows to a Trickle

    The number of IT jobs grew 0.03% sequentially last month to 5,325,300 according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment grew by 1.54% since December 2016 adding 80,900 IT workers.
  • Most IT and Engineering Staffing Firms Less Dependent on VMS/MSP Revenue than Expected

    In the just released 2017 TechServe Alliance Operating Practices Report (“OPR”), IT and engineering staffing firms were less dependent on VMS/MSP program revenue than previously believed. According to the report, only 1/3 of revenue was attributable to these typically low margin, low fill rate programs. The divide between the overall industry and the top performing firms continued to be stark. While the industry grew by 4.7% overall, high performing firms grew year-over-year by 14%. As in the past, high profit firms were 2-3 times as profitable as the industry overall.
  • Engineering Employment Posts Best Two Months in a Year; IT Employment Growth Rate Holds Steady

    The number of IT jobs grew 0.2 percent sequentially last month to 5,284,300, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the
    IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment grew by 3.8% since March 2016 adding 194,600 IT workers.
  • Collateral Damage: Your Firm’s Access to Talent

    As a kid, your experience was probably similar to mine where you were at some point in the vicinity of bad behavior. Not your bad behavior (of course), but you were in the same zone as those who broke the rules or norms of acceptable conduct. Perhaps it was on the playground or in class, or perhaps it was at home with a brother or sister, but someone else did something that violated what the authority figure, be it teacher or parent, felt crossed the line.
  • IT Employment Growth Rate Accelerates Modestly

    The number of IT jobs grew 0.3 percent sequentially last month to 5,272,700, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the
    IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment
    grew by 3.9% since February 2016 adding 196,200 IT workers.
  • IT Employment Posts Respectable Growth in January

    The number of IT jobs grew 0.3 percent sequentially
    last month to 5,257,900, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of
    the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment grew by 3.9% since January 2016 adding 195,600 IT workers.